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Ferrand, Élisabeth (1700-1752) French salon hostess and philosopher
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Letter from Andrew Lang to J. G. Frazer

1 Marloes Road, Kensington, W. - Has written a fresh introduction [to his 'Modern Mythology'] to try to put the general question [of Max Müller's 'Contributions to the Science of Mythology'] clearly, and cut the dedication, but Mlle Ferrand was a romantic creature, suggests he read Condillac's preface to 'Traité des sensations'; wants to give the mice theory as an alternative.